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Khursheed Shah, Qaim discuss political situation KARACHI: The leader of opposition in National Assembly Khursheed Ahmed Shah called on Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah here on Tuesday and discussed prevailing political situation in the country. Both the leaders also discussed matters pertaining to development in different sectors and matters related to expected flood. The Chief Minister said that all precautionary measures have been adopted to avoid any loss of life or property and dispose of the flood flow into sea in safe manner. Round the clock monitoring was being made at all the embankments while flood fighting material has also been made available at vulnerable points. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

Marvi for rehabilitation of IDPs, flood victims PESHAWAR: Special Advisor to the Prime Minister, Marvi Memon Tuesday said that government is facing big challenges of rehabilitating the displaced persons of North Waziristan and the victims of devastating floods in Punjab and other parts of the country.She called upon the countrymen to get united and support the government to meet these challenges effectively and in accordance to the aspirations of masses.She expressed these views while speaking as chief guest at a ceremony organized ...
`Katchi' to be transformed into ECE classes: Nisar Khuhro KARACHI: Sindh Education Minister, Nisar Ahmed Khuhro on Tuesday said Katchi (orientation class) in the province would soon be transformed into Early Childhood Education (ECE) class.He said this while highlighting the significance of Sindh Education Sector Plan (SESP) 2014/15 -2018/19 in ECE within the province during a session organised by Idara-e-Taleem-o-Agaahi.He said that Sindh government is committed to develop and implement ECE policy and comply with minimum standards for ECE.Model ECE-Centers would be established, besides ...
Qadri master of U-turns like PTI chief: Pervaiz Rashid ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Monday said that Tahirul Qadri was master of U-turns like his cousin PTI chairman Imran Khan.In a statement issued here, the minister asked, why does Qadri announce a step which he has to take back very next day.Pervaiz Rashid said that both the cousins are now tired of giving deadlines as neither they are able to make a new Pakistan nor bring a ...
MQM workers directed to submit bio data on prescribed forms by Sept 25 KARACHI: The leader of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) Altaf Hussain has asked the party workers, supporters and office bearers in Pakistan and across the globe to submit their complete particulars in their respective units or MQM's Headquarters. In a statement issued here on Monday, he said that they can get the pro forma from their respective units, sectors and zonal offices from September 18. This form could obtained from "90" Karachi.He advised them that they ...
PTI chief maligning democracy, politics: Mushahid ISLAMABAD: Central Secretary Information of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Mushahid Ullah Khan Monday said that Imran Khan was trying to malign democracy and politics.In a statement issued here, Mushahid Ullah said that in democracy nobody would imagine violation of the law.PML-N spokesman said in democratic cultures, law and state institutions are always respected and PTI chief was not acting against the government but his steps were against the state.He said Imran Khan should have differentiated between ...
Govt to provide relief to flood affected families: Saira ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for National Heath Services, Regulations and Co-ordination, Saira Afzal Tarrar has said that the government would continue making every possible effort to provide relief to the flood affected families.She said this while distributing compensation cheques among family members of flood victims. The minister said that helping flood affected people is foremost duty and the government will do everything possible for their rehabilitation.Saira Afzal Tarrar said federal and provisional government would ensure ...


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